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N.C. is overweight, and Greensboro's Ben Roberts has a plan

August 13, 2010
by Eddie Wooten
Greensboro News-Record

 

North Carolina ranks high in two categories.

We’re more likely to be overweight and we're more likely to live a sedentary lifestyle.

Recent news reports quoted the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as ranking North Carolina as 10th in obesity, while a separate study from the Centers for Disease Control cited survey results as saying one in four North Carolinians had not exercised in the past month. That translates into a ranking of fourth in the nation for inactivity.

 

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